This Steve Largent autograph is boldly signed in black Sharpie pen on this Seattle Seahawks mini helmet and has been authenticated by the world's premier autograph authentication service - JSA. This item comes with matching JSA Certificate. ________________________________________________________________________
Steve Largent is a former American football player, enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and a former Republican politician, having served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Oklahoma, from 1994 until 2002. Prior to his political career, Largent was a wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League for his entire 14-season professional football career. He held several all-time receiving records when he retired.
When Largent retired, he held all major NFL receiving records, including: most receptions in a career (819), most receiving yards in a career (13,089), and most touchdown receptions (100). He was also in possession of a then-record streak of 177 consecutive regular-season games with a reception. He also holds the distinction as the first receiver in NFL history to achieve 100 touchdown receptions in his career.
Largent was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1995, his first year of eligibility. In 1999, he was ranked number 46 on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Football Players, the only Seahawk to make the list.
Career highlights and awards
7× Pro Bowl (1978, 1979, 1981, 1984–1987)
3× First-team All-Pro (1983, 1985, 1987)
4× Second-team All-Pro (1978, 1979, 1984, 1986)
NFL Man of the Year (1988)
2× NFL receiving yards leader (1979, 1985)
NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
Seahawks Ring of Honor
Seattle Seahawks No. 80 retired